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Local Library is a LEED Platinum Diamond in the Rough
Posted By Evelyn Lee On August 16, 2011 @ 5:04 am In Architecture | No Comments
Success in reaching the design goals led to a building whose operating expenses are at least 15 percent more efficient than required by California’s strict Title 24 standards , a design that managed to reduce construction and demolition waste by 75 percent compared to other buildings similar in size, and serves as a shining sustainable building educational experience for Silver Lake residents.
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URLs in this post:
 Silver Lake Library: http://www.lapl.org/branches/Branch.php?bID=72
 LEED Platinum: http://inhabitat.com/la/tag/leed-platinum/
 M2A Architects: http://m2a-architects.com/
 : http://inhabitat.com/la/local-library-is-a-leed-platinum-diamond-in-the-rough/silver-lake-library-02/?extend=1
 Title 24 standards: http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/
 + M2A Architects: http://m2a-architects.com/portfolio/institutional/silverlake_08.htm
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